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Nomads Melbourne

196-198 A'Beckett st., Melbourne, Australia


  • 67%Value For Money
  • 76%Security
  • 84%Location
  • 73%Staff
  • 72%Atmosphere
  • 62%Cleanliness
  • 66%Facilities

Hostelworld says:

Nomads Melbourne is located on the edge of the CBD, next to the must-see Queen Victoria Market. It has a large, lively bar with an outdoor terrace which is a good place to meet locals and other travellers, according to our guests, who say they'd recommend it to friends. The friendly, attentive staff are known for being 'so friendly and always ready to answer questions'. We like that they offer a free drink to guests every night.

Property Information:

We were voted the best hostel in Victoria '07 and '08 and finalist '09, '10 and '11 at the TNT Golden Backpack Awards.

At Nomads Melbourne, we offer you a unique backpacking experience. Our totally refurbished building is located at the top end of the CBD, right in front of the Queen Victoria Market. With many popular Melbourne attractions, beautiful gardens, fantastic shopping and dining, and a wealth of public transport options close by, Melbourne at its best is at your doorstep.

Enjoy budget accommodation in style. Your backpacking experience comes complete with contemporary in-house bar -café, cinema lounge, laundry facilities, a small guest kitchen (we provide free pasta, rice, tea and coffee) and a sun deck.

You can book travel tours at our MAD travel desk and keep in touch with friends and family with internet terminals, Wi-Fi and international telephone access. With our free luggage storage facilities, 24-hour reception and a host of friendly staff, Nomads Melbourne will make your stay in Melbourne a breeze.

Our accommodation options include deluxe ensuite king rooms, single or multi-share private rooms and four-to-10-bed dormitory rooms. All come with fresh white linen, operable windows, fans and heating as well as security swipe cards and elevator access to all five floors.

At our Industry Bar and Lounge, you can relax on the lounges with an espresso over breakfast, chill during the day with music and a game of pool, and then dance the night away while sampling the wide range of beers, wines and spirits and soaking up the vibe. Enjoy a free drink on us every night!

Daily events at our hostel include Mexican Mondays (with free killer pool), Trivia Tuesdays (bar tabs up for grabs), Madass Wednesdays (with salsa dancing and karaoke with a free shot for singers), Bombastic Thursdays (jump on board the Jaeger train!), Ladies’ Night Fridays (free champagne for ladies between 5.30pm and 6.30pm; plus beer specials every time the bell rings), Sambuca Saturdays (half-price Sambuca shots happy hour) and Chill-in Sundays, with free open pool from 3pm.

Nomads members: please note these are non-member prices. Present a valid Mad Card and receive discounts on dorms beds and private rooms. Ask reception on check in about our Mad membership and save on travel, tours accommodation and more!

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  • Nomads Melbourne says

    Ours is a modern property, purpose-built only six years ago, and I really think that's part of what puts us ahead of the rest. We've got a large cinema lounge, fast Wi-Fi throughout, free pasta and rice and a free nightly beverage. We've even got complimentary upgrades. The overall layout of the place is designed to promote being social and involved - fun, not boring!
    We do a lot for fun around here, actually. We've got nightly activities, weekly themed parties, movie nights with free popcorn, free city and walking tours, city adventures and challenges, dress-ups and weird and wonderful games.
    We're close to the free trams and just five minutes' walk to central Melbourne. I particularly recommend Victoria Markets; they're just at our doorstep.
    Our demographic is generally a little bit older - aged between 23 and 35 - and we also cater for people with special needs or disabilities.
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      Nick Morrisey, General Manager
  • Hostelworld Guests Say

    Ive book 1 night at Nomads Melbourne and decided to extend it for 1 week as i had the best time!! the staff were extremely helpful and welcoming. I couldnt be happier with the level of service provided by the travel agent who helped me book my 2 month trip around australia. The bar downstairs was great however the kitchen could be a bit bigger. Overall, a fantastic place to stay for people traveling alone ( I met so many cool people!) would definitely recommend staying at Nomads Melbourne.
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      Anonymous, Canada, Female, 25-30
  • Latest Review

    Need more toilets inside rooms and bathrooms.
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      Anonymous, Wales, Female, 18-24
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  • 24 Hour Reception
  • Airport Transfers
  • ATM
  • Bar
  • BBQ
  • Cafe
  • Card Phones
  • Common Room
  • Elevator
  • Fax Service
  • Free WiFi
  • Hair Dryers
  • Hair Dryers For Hire
  • Hot Showers
  • Housekeeping
  • Internet Access
  • Jobs Board
  • Key Card Access
  • Self-Catering Facilities
  • Laundry Facilities
  • Linen Included
  • Security Lockers
  • Luggage Storage
  • Outdoor Terrace
  • Parking
  • Pool Table
  • Postal Service
  • Restaurant
  • Tea & Coffee Making Facilities
  • Tours/Travel Desk
  • Towels for hire
  • Vending Machines
  • Washing machine
  • Wheelchair Friendly


  • Credit Cards Accepted
  • No Curfew
  • Non Smoking

Cancellation Policy

This property has a 1 day cancellation policy.
Failure to cancel within this time will result in a cancellation charge equal to the first night of your stay, unless otherwise stated below (see 'Things to Note' information).

Things to Note

Upon check-in all guests must provide Photo ID and credit card.

Nomads Melbourne Located at 196-198 A'Beckett st., , Melbourne.
Nomads Melbourne
Melbourne Victoria 3000 196-198 A'Beckett st.
71% 1401
-37.8100890 144.9573898
Nomads Melbourne
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